Model effectiveness research reports

HomVEE reviews the evidence of effectiveness for specific early childhood home visiting models. On this page, links to models lead to a brief model description and an overview of review results. The results include evidence of model effectiveness, a count of manuscripts from well-designed studies, and a summary of findings by outcome domain. (HomVEE uses the term well-designed impact studies to refer to those whose designs and execution suggest that some or all of the findings were due to the home visiting model rather than other factors.) Rows are highlighted in green if the model meets the HHS criteria for an evidence-based model.

Please read the home visiting model effects page for a summary across models.

Displaying 21 - 30 of 50 Models
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Healthy Steps (National Evaluation 1996 Protocol)

This report focuses on Healthy Steps as implemented in the 1996 evaluation. HHS has determined that home visiting is not the primary service delivery strategy and the model does not meet current requirements for MIECHV program implementation.

Population served: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months

Favorable results from well-designed research: Child development and school readiness, Child health, Positive parenting practices

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

Manuscripts about well-designed research:
7
Last updated:
2011
Model:

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)®

Population served: 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results from well-designed research: Child development and school readiness, Positive parenting practices

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

Manuscripts about well-designed research:
5
Last updated:
2020
Model:

Home-Start

Population served: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results from well-designed research: No favorable effects found

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

Manuscripts about well-designed research:
1
Last updated:
2012
Model:

HOMEBUILDERS (Birth to Age 5)®

Population served: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results from well-designed research: Not applicable - no studies met criteria to be reviewed

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

Manuscripts about well-designed research:
No eligible studies
Last updated:
2011
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Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home-Visiting Program (MECSH)

Population served: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months

Favorable results from well-designed research: Child health, Maternal health, Positive parenting practices

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

Manuscripts about well-designed research:
2
Last updated:
2013
Model:

Maternal Infant Health Outreach Worker (MIHOW)®

Population served: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months

Favorable results from well-designed research: Child health, Linkages and referrals, Maternal health, Positive parenting practices

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

Manuscripts about well-designed research:
1
Last updated:
2018
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Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP)

Population served: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months

Favorable results from well-designed research: Child health, Maternal health

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

Manuscripts about well-designed research:
4
Last updated:
2019
Model:

Minding the Baby® Home Visiting (MTB-HV)

Population served: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months

Favorable results from well-designed research: Child health, Maternal health

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

Manuscripts about well-designed research:
2
Last updated:
2014
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MOM Program

Population served: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results from well-designed research: Linkages and referrals

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

Manuscripts about well-designed research:
1
Last updated:
2013
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Mothers’ Advocates in the Community (MOSAIC)

Population served: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 48+ months

Favorable results from well-designed research: Not applicable

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

Manuscripts about well-designed research:
0
Last updated:
2013